Senior Project Manager

Job type
$130,000 - $150,000 per annum

Senior Project Manager

The organisation

A Wellington based central government agency responsible for managing the future of learning in New Zealand. They help with administering education assessment systems, independent quality assurance of non-university education providers, qualification recognition.

Role background

The organisation is working on a future state of work program and going through transformational change as we speak. They want all students to be successful and reach their full potential and they are aiming to use digital technology to help achieve those aims.

Your role

You will be working in close partnership with the programme manager assisting in delivering transformational change in a complex environment. You will be assisting with delivery of a world class digital assessment solution.

Skills/Attributes you will bring

  • Ability to work pragmatically with an outcome focus

  • Natural strengths managing project scope, time, cost, change, risk and issue management

  • A strong ownership in getting to a successful outcome

  • Previous proven experience project managing large scale IT and Transformation projects in large scale and complex government agencies

  • Proven experience delivering digital projects that have a strong people change elements

  • Ideally strong experience working in the Education space or Social Sector government agencies


  • Strong job security

  • Opportunity to be part of an exciting digital transformation

  • Project that will have a real impact on learners

The organisation has a goal to be a Te Reo Māori learning organisation by 2020. If you are interested in this role and it sounds suitable for you, please apply below.